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Google launches a bug bounty program for Android Enterprise

Android 12 is now officially available for Google’s Pixel phones and will slowly roll out to others in the coming months. Chances are, you think of Android as a consumer product, but over the course of the last few years, Google has put a lot of work into making it an enterprise tool, too. It’s maybe no surprise that withread more

PayPal Set To Acquire Social Media Firm Pinterest For $45 Billion

The companies have discussed a possible price of $70 per share, which would value Pinterest at around $39 billion. Payment major PayPal Holdings Inc has offered to purchase digital social media firm Pinterest Inc for $45 billion, said people privy to the development. According to the report, PayPal has offered $70 per share, mostly in stock, for Pinterest.The online paymentsread more

Facebook is planning to change its name, report says

London(CNN Business)Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new name focused on the metaverse, the Verge reported on Tuesday, as the tech giant comes under fire from regulators around the world over its business practices. The company plans to announce the new name next week, the Verge reported, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter. Facebook wants to be known for moreread more

New Airline ‘K2 Airways’ is set to begin operation in Pakistan soon

K2 Airways- A new airline set to start operation in Pakistan soon! K2 Airways intends to serve at numerous domestic destinations across Pakistan including Islamabad, Skardu, and Chitral. The initial launch was expected in May 2019, however, the launch was delayed amid the pandemic. K2 Airways Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tariq Raja in a statement that they are committed toread more

Pakistani startup PostEx raises $1.5m for its fintech and logistics platform

PostEx, a Pakistani fintech and logistics startup, has announced that it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from leading institutional investors. The startup said its initiative was aimed at solving challenges around cash on delivery with instant and upfront payments “by scaling its one-stop shop for financing and logistics solutions for e-commerce platforms”. The round was led by MSAread more

Google wants to use AI to time traffic lights more efficiently

Oct 6 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google cut fuel use and traffic delays by 10% to 20% at four locations in Israel by using artificial intelligence to optimize signal lights and it next plans to test the software in Rio de Janeiro, the company said on Wednesday. The early-phase research project is among new software initiatives inside Google to combat climateread more

Windows 11: Everything you need to know as Microsoft’s new OS starts rolling out today

Potentially. Even if your Windows 10 computer lacks some of the requirements for upgrading to Windows 11, you may still be able to manually download an unsupported version of the OS. The process would be similar to how many people could manually download Windows 10 free of charge. However, this version likely won’t be eligible for updates from Microsoft.  Here are allread more

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A Three-Day Work Week? One Startup Experiments to Draw Talent

A shortage of technology talent has Indian companies offering sweeteners like more vacation time and gender-neutral parental leave as they compete for graduates and professionals. One Bangalore startup is trying a more dramatic solution: a three-day work week. Fintech company Slice is offering new hires a three-day week with salary at 80% of the going market rate. This is aread more

MoU was signed by PIA and FOSPAH to provide a safer transportation environment for women

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations agency UN Women Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and the Federal Ombudsperson for Protection Against Harassment (FOSPAH) on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote the drive of safe mobility for women. The pact, signed at the Islamabad Airport, includes strengthening the collaboration and a pledge to prevent the harassment of women at public places,read more

Startup companies are a marketer’s missed opportunity

Economic depressions have a way of triggering an uptick in startup companies. Surprisingly, the transition creates new opportunities. Typically, recessions leave people unemployed; the combination of financial pressure and newfound idleness creates inspiration and innovation. Some people might have a stroke of luck in the form of early retirement or severance packages. These would help them pursue and finance their dreams.read more